- January, 1938
- Shigeji Asahi began producing forged jigs and tools at Nagoya.
(current headquarters location)
- May, 1945
- Shigeji Asahi suspended business operation due to World War 2.
- January, 1946
- Shigeji Asahi resumed operation and manufactured forged parts for
bicycle, spinning and weaving machine, and bearing.
- May, 1953
- Shigeji Asahi found Asahi Tanko with capital of ¥1,500,000. He became
president of Asahi Tanko.
Asahi Tanko developed the company's own forging press and
established a forging method from heating steel bars to forging.
- August, 1961
- Asahi Tanko built the second forging factory at Nagoya.
- January, 1965
- Asahi Tanko developed own rolling mill forging machine and began
manufacturing mid-size bearings.
- March, 1965
- Asahi Tanko increased the capital to ¥10 million.
- October, 1966
- Asahi Tanko built Gifu Plant at Mitake-cho, Gifu and separated
the bearing forging section.
- May, 1969
- Asahi Tanko built Fuso Plant at Fuso-cho, Aichi and closed the
factories at Nagoya.
- October, 1970
- The capital increased to ¥30 million.
- February, 1971
- Transfer devices were Introduced to Fuso Plant. Asahi Kogyo was
found and began developing labor saving and support devices.
- July, 1971
- Asahi Tanko bulit the second forging factory at Fuso Plant; installed
a 600t forging press and an induction heater; Addressed streamlining
and labor saving.
- January, 1972
- Asahi Tanko obtained a business loan and increased the capital
to ¥39 million. Asahi Tanko planed the expansion of Gifu Plant and
the introduction of more modernized and streamlined machines.
- January, 1974
- The capital increated to ¥62.4 million.
- February, 1975
- Asahi Tanko Installed continuous normalizing furnace to Fuso Plant
and began integrated operation of forging and heat treatment.
- May, 1975
- Asahi Tanko built Shirotori Plant at Gujo, Gifu.
- February, 1976
- Asahi Tanko converted convertible bonds into shares and increased
the capital to ¥98 million.
- April, 1980
- Independence of lavorsaving and machine maintenance section,
established "Asahi Kogyo Co., Ltd.".
- December, 1981
- The capital increased to ¥130 million.
- May, 1983
- Asahi Tanko installed an unmanned continuous normalizing furnace
at Gifu Plant.
- September, 1985
- Asahi Tanko built Seto Plant and developed own hot former machine.
- May, 1987
- Asahi Tanko installed an unmanned continuous annealing furnace
at Gifu Plant.
- October, 1987
- Machining facility was introduced in Fuso Plant. Asahi Tanko started
integrated forging production from forging to machining.
- March, 1990
- Shigemitsu Asahi became president of Asahi Tanko.
- December, 1991
- Asahi Tanko changed the corporate name to Asahi Forge Co., Ltd.
- August, 2000
- Asahi Forge built new plant called "Mino Techno-Park Plant". Machining
section moved to new plant. Asahi Forge expanded integrated
production from forging, heat-treatment, to machining.
- October, 2002
- Asahi Forge established
ASAHI FORGE OF AMERICA CORPORATION in U.S.
- December, 2004
- Asahi Forge built Delivery Center at Mino Techno-Park plant.
- May, 2007
- Asahi Forge built the 2nd forging factory at Mino Techno-Park plant,
and installed Hot Forming Facility.
- January, 2009
- Asahi Forge received "The 42nd Good Company Award".
- March, 2009
- Asahi Forge closed their Seto plant.
- April, 2009
- Asahi Forge built Okayama-Maniwa plant at Maniwa, Okayama.
- September, 2009
- Increased capital as ￥160 million with additional ￥30 millopn
investment from Nagoya Small and Medium Business Investment &
Consultation Co., Ltd..
- September, 2010
- Asahi Forge establised "Asahi Bluegrass Forge Corporation"
at Kentucky, U.S.A..
- July, 2012
- Established PT. Asahi Forge Indonesia in Indonesia.
- August, 2012
- Hiroshi Asahi became president of Asahi Forge Corporation.